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11 Lesser-Known Sporting Competitions in Japan

While the Tokyo Marathon may get a lot of attention, there are a number of other prime sporting events you can watch or take part in throughout the year, from triathlons and trail running to snowboarding and surfing.

Limited-Edition Pringles with Japanese Flavors

Once you pop, the Japanese fun won't stop with these Pringles flavors that were inspired by popular dishes from Japan.

All About Manneken Waffles

Love that fresh-baked-bread smell? In the Kansai area, you can savor the scent of freshly fried waffles at 18 train stations thanks to the famous Mannekin chain. Read on to learn all about these amazing waffles!

5 Awesome Autumn Leaves Tours around Japan

Follow the colorful leaves of autumn from Hokkaido to Kyoto to experience a historical journey of Japan.

These Shoes Aren't Made for Walking

From the shoes to the laces, along with shoehorns and bottles of polish, everything in this range is made from sweet chocolate.

Absorb Energy from Dragon Ball Lattes

To celebrate 30 years of 'Dragon Ball' three themed cafés will be rolling out in Tokyo and Osaka.

Osaka Casual Japanese Cooking & Origami Class

Get cooking and make hand-rolled sushi, tempura or Osaka's famous 'okonomiyaki.' After lunch, enjoy chatting while learning how to fold origami over coffee.

Two-Day Hiroshima & Kurashiki Tour from Osaka

Set out from Osaka on a tour around the hidden gems of Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kurashiki before returning to the bustling city center of Osaka.

Osaka Wonderloop: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Ride on the two-story Osaka Wonderloop bus and explore the city.

Top 5 Creepiest Animals in Japan

These animals look like something straight out of our nightmares!

Death Eaters Set to Attack USJ!

Get your wands ready, for the Death Eaters from the Harry Potter franchise are poised to attack the popular Osaka theme park, Universal Studios Japan (USJ).

Are You Coming or Not?

Depending on whether you live in the western or eastern part of Japan, this phrase is interpreted in two different ways!

Calling All Thrill Seekers & Anime Fans

Two hit anime TV shows are getting their own rides at Universal Studios Japan!

All About the Tenjin Matsuri

Japan is famous for its wide variety of festivals, and one of the Top 3 is the Tenjin festival in Osaka. Between dances and river parades, this summer event has it all. Check it out and plan your next visit!

Larger Than Life Attractions Coming to USJ

'Big' is looking to be the operative word for 2017's Japanese pop-culture-themed attractions at Universal Studios Japan. We're talking 'Monster Hunter,' 'Godzilla' and 'Attack on Titan' big!

Top 4 Aquariums in Kansai

Ever wanted to touch a dolphin? How about pet sharks, rays or other exotic fish? Or maybe you've wanted to see what an ultra-modern aquarium might look like. Here are four major aquariums in the Kansai area, all accessible and offering something unique.

All About the Hanshin Tigers

Tokyo may have the Giants, but nothing beats a game with the Hanshin Tigers! With a rivalry as famous as the Yankees and Red Sox, the Tigers have been around almost as long as the Giants and their games and fans are a sight to behold.

Top 20 Street Foods of Osaka

Osaka is one of the most famous cities for food in Japan. Here's our guide to Osaka's must-eat street food!

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

Go 'Deep' in Osaka on an Amphibious Bus Tour

Not everyone can say they've seen Osaka Castle while inside of an amphibious vehicle. Here's your chance!

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